12-29-2012, 02:43 AM #1
- 19 Posts
I was like many of you thinking that the battery drained way too fast especially when using data until I tried the following smart phones (my friends' phones):
1) iPhone 4s, which had a 92% charge after 4 hours idle and 24 minutes usage time. I opened up safari and surfed a couple of car sites for about five minutes. The battery percentage went down to 88% in less than five minutes. My lumia drains about 3% every 5 minutes of surfing and 1% every 3 hours idle.
2) Samsung galaxy SIII, had a 71% charge after 8 hours idle (and my friend said he used it moderately to heavily throughout the day). I did the same test as in number 1) and the battery went down to 68%. Better than the iphone but the same as my lumia.
It seems like this is a general issue with smart phones.
12-29-2012, 08:04 AM #4
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Lumia 920 has a totally fine battery life when it works as intended. It's no secret that a good chunk of people are not having theirs word as intended and see crazy drain with just about no use. Luckily I'm not one of those.
That said, it's still a forum, so people are more eager to write about the problems than to write that they have no issues. The problems are there, but are still within the minority.
- 12-29-2012, 12:10 PM #5
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